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Translingual

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Letter

q (upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.

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Pronunciation

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Symbol

q

  1. (IPA) voiceless uvular plosive.
  2. (physics) electrical charge
  3. (physics) heat
  4. (fluid dynamics) dynamic pressure

Synonyms

  • (electrical charge): Q
  • (heat): Q

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Other representations of Q:


English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q, plural q's)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the English alphabet, called cue and written in the Latin script.
Usage notes

The name of this letter is spelled cue or formerly cu.

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Number

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The ordinal number seventeenth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called cue and written in the Latin script.

Etymology 2

Noun

q

  1. (sports) conditional qualification
  2. question
Related terms

Etymology 3

From Latin quaque ("every").

Determiner

q

  1. (medicine) Each, every.
    175 mg/m2q 3 wks

Azerbaijani

Pronunciation

Letter

q lower case (upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Azerbaijani alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Basque alphabet, called ku and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Used chiefly in recent loanwords and foreign proper nouns.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Dutch alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also

  • Previous letter: p
  • Next letter: r

Estonian

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Pronunciation

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called kuu and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Used only in foreign words.

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Finnish

Pronunciation

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called kuu and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Used only in loanwords. In more established loanwords qu is replaced with kv.

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French

Pronunciation

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the French alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Noun

q m (plural q)

  1. Abbreviation of quintal.

See also

  • Previous letter: p
  • Next letter: r

Further reading


Gothic

Romanization

q

  1. Romanization of ?

Greenlandic

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /q/

Letter

q

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Greenlandic alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Hungarian

Pronunciation

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. A letter of the extended Hungarian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

Declension

Possessive forms of q
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. q-m q-im
2nd person sing. q-d q-id
3rd person sing. q-ja q-i
1st person plural q-nk q-ink
2nd person plural q-tok q-itok
3rd person plural q-juk q-ik

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Ido

Pronunciation

  • (context pronunciation, always found before the letter U) IPA(key): /kw/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /kwe/

Letter

q (upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Ido alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Indonesian

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /k/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /ki/

Letter

q (upper case X)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Indonesian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Alternative forms

Etymology 2

From similarity pronunciation of q in English and -ku in Indonesian.

Pronoun

q

  1. (text messaging, slang) Abbreviation of aku.

Italian

Noun

q m or f (invariable)

  1. lowercase form of Q

Latin

Letter

q

  1. A letter of the Latin alphabet.

Proper noun

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q

  1. Quintus

Malay

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Maltese

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /?/
    • IPA(key): [?] (standard)
    • IPA(key): [q] (dialectal, now especially among the elderly)

Letter

q (upper case Q)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Maltese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Norwegian

Pronunciation

Letter

q

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Norwegian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Rare in written Norwegian, only used in a limited number of loanwords.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also

Etymology 2

Pronoun

q

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of que ("that").
  2. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of quê ("what").

Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called chiu and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Used chiefly in loanwords.
  • The digraph qu is pronounced /kw/, /kv/, or /k?/.

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Spanish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Spanish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Etymology 2

Pronoun

q

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of que ("that").
    q es la q mas uso - (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of qué ("what").

Zulu

Letter

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Zulu alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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